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The Eastern Desert and the Red Sea Ports

Jennifer Gates‐Foster

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Egypt

Published in print June 2012 | ISBN: 9780199571451
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199571451.013.0045

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Archaeology

 The Eastern Desert and the Red Sea Ports

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This article offers an overview of current scholarship on the Eastern Desert and highlights some of the contributions that this material makes to our understanding of Roman Egypt more generally. It discusses archaeological and documentary sources for the Eastern Desert, international trade and mining, and current and future work in the region.

Keywords: Eastern Desert; Roman Egypt; archaeology; international trade; mining

Article.  6117 words. 

Subjects: Archaeology ; Archaeology of the Near East ; Egyptian Archaeology

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